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Pelosi reaffirms support for Israel in meeting with Lapid

Pelosi reaffirms support for Israel in meeting with Lapid

“For many of us, it is in our DNA,” Pelosi said of support for Israel.   Bipartisan support for Israel is a source of pride… Read More ›

Israel’s Nobel Prize winners may be abroad, but there is no ‘brain drain’

Israel’s Nobel Prize winners may be abroad, but there is no ‘brain drain’

Opinion: Israeli academics often cooperate with local colleagues and institutions even when living and working overseas, so they cannot be considered part of the so-called… Read More ›

‘Iran becoming a nuclear threshold state,’ Lapid tells Biden aide in Washington

‘Iran becoming a nuclear threshold state,’ Lapid tells Biden aide in Washington

Foreign minister also stresses ‘need for alternative’ to JCPOA during meeting with Jake Sullivan, though US still says it hasn’t exhausted efforts to revive the… Read More ›

Iran Arrests 10 It Says Spied For Foreign Intel Agencies

Iran Arrests 10 It Says Spied For Foreign Intel Agencies

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has arrested 10 people in a southern province it says are linked to foreign intelligence services, the official IRNA news… Read More ›

Putin says Russia needs to speed up vaccination for Covid-19

Putin says Russia needs to speed up vaccination for Covid-19

  Moscow (CNN)Russia must accelerate Covid-19 vaccinations, Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated on Tuesday as the country recorded its highest daily death toll since the… Read More ›

Israel Boycott: Sally Rooney won’t let novel be published in Hebrew

Israel Boycott: Sally Rooney won’t let novel be published in Hebrew

Sally Rooney, a bestselling Irish author, won’t allow her recently published novel to be published in Hebrew because she supports a cultural boycott of Israel.… Read More ›

Despite Bennett’s pleas, Western Jews don’t want to immigrate to Israel

Despite Bennett’s pleas, Western Jews don’t want to immigrate to Israel

Opinion: PM’s call to bring 500,000 Olim from U.S., France and South America to Israel in the next decade is just another example of how… Read More ›

Ex-US envoy Friedman: We’ll bring thousands of Muslim tourists to Jerusalem

Ex-US envoy Friedman: We’ll bring thousands of Muslim tourists to Jerusalem

At gala opening of Peace through Strength Center, former ambassador says Arab-Israeli conflict on cusp of ending; Pompeo swipes Biden over Afghanistan withdrawal   Speaking… Read More ›

Customs Dispute Jeopardizes US Fish Stick, Filet Supply

Customs Dispute Jeopardizes US Fish Stick, Filet Supply

  PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A customs dispute at the U.S.-Canada border is threatening America’s supply of a key fish used for popular products such… Read More ›

Taliban’s religious police instructed to be more moderate, but vulnerable Afghans say brutal justice is still being meted out

Taliban’s religious police instructed to be more moderate, but vulnerable Afghans say brutal justice is still being meted out

Ghazni, Afghanistan – The blood-stained bodies of the four accused kidnappers were hung off construction cranes with heavy chains, one with a warning sign strung… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s conduct in opposition is destructive in all directions

Netanyahu’s conduct in opposition is destructive in all directions

THINK ABOUT IT: If Bennett is a liar and a crook, so was Menachem Begin, who opposed withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula; so was Rabin,… Read More ›

Gaza’s work permit frenzy is a blessing for Israel’s security

Gaza’s work permit frenzy is a blessing for Israel’s security

Opinion: The masses seen outside the offices of Gaza’s Chambers of Commerce over the past week were a poignant example that ultimately money triumphs ideology;… Read More ›

Jump seen in hospitalization of kids with post-COVID syndrome that killed teen

Jump seen in hospitalization of kids with post-COVID syndrome that killed teen

Since the beginning of October, there have been 35 cases of PIMS, which shows up 2-6 weeks after children recover from the coronavirus   There… Read More ›

Israeli Government Passivity Is Killing Alta Fixsler

Israeli Government Passivity Is Killing Alta Fixsler

Israeli government, and specifically FM Yair Lapid, knows exactly what specific diplomatic means they need to employ to save Alta’s life. All of those following… Read More ›

Czech President in intensive care after holding talks on dramatic election

Czech President in intensive care after holding talks on dramatic election

  Prague, Czech Republic – Czech President Miloš Zeman was taken into intensive care on Sunday, shortly after holding talks with the country’s populist prime… Read More ›

Will diplomacy trump health in new Israeli COVID travel policy? – analysis

Will diplomacy trump health in new Israeli COVID travel policy? – analysis

The failure of the previous government to effectively manage Ben-Gurion Airport over the past 18 months played a major role in exacerbating the coronavirus crisis.… Read More ›

Israel launches Green Classroom program

Israel launches Green Classroom program

New regulations in effect in areas with low morbidity aim to allow uninterrupted learning for elementary school kids and the freedom to work for their… Read More ›

Iran has 120 kilograms of 20% enriched uranium, atomic chief says

Iran has 120 kilograms of 20% enriched uranium, atomic chief says

UN agency in September estimated that Islamic Republic has 84.3 kilos of uranium enriched to that level   TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has enriched more… Read More ›

Army General Who Commanded In Iraq Dies Of Cancer At Age 67

Army General Who Commanded In Iraq Dies Of Cancer At Age 67

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Raymond T. Odierno, a retired Army general who commanded American and coalition forces in Iraq at the height of the war… Read More ›

Taiwan won’t be forced to bow to China, President Tsai says during National Day celebrations

Taiwan won’t be forced to bow to China, President Tsai says during National Day celebrations

  Taipei, Taiwan – Taiwan will not bow to pressure and nobody can force it to accept the path China has laid out for the… Read More ›